Jul 29 • 15M

Let Slip the Dogs of Planetary Realism

Climate is not an issue, but an era — one whose central conflict is speed. Until we center the Politics of Tempo, useful compromises like the IRA climate bill are the biggest wins we'll get.

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Alex Steffen
New thinking for a fast-changing planet.

Hey Friends—

A quick response to the news that the climate bill has risen again, shaking off its Build Back Better identity

to become the Inflation Reduction Act!

My bottom-line take: This is almost as good a compromise as we could possibly expect to see this year.

It includes some horrible provisions that support the expansion of fossil fuel insustries, b…

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